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Pepper Awards 2022

A Big Thank You

To all our jury, participants, sponsors, partners, associates and members for making PEPPER AWARDS 2022 a great success.

Pepper Awards 2022 function was held at Cochin and winners were honoured at a grand gala function on 16th February at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Kochi.

More than 500 entries were received from Agencies, Media houses, Production Houses, Photographers etc from across South India. An amazing line up of 10 eminent jury from Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore judged the entries. Two online rounds of judging and one physical round judging were done at Miami Ad School Mumbai to select the winners. The final medal tally stood at 18 gold, 38 silver, 44 bronze and 29 finalIsts.

With 5 gold, 4 silver, 4 bronze and 1 finalist Nirvana Films Bangalore bagged the Best of Karnataka title and with 2 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze metals OPN Advertising Chennai took home the Best of Tamil Nadu title. In Kerala, Plainspeak Trivandrum bagged the Special Jury Award with 1 gold, 3 bronze and 1 finalist.

There was one special trophy awarded to Nirvana Films sponsored by V Guard Industries Ltd for Creative Excellence.

Club FM ( Mathrubumi Group) emerged as Advertiser of the Year with a total of 2 gold, 6 silver, 4 bronze and 3 finalists.

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Pepper Awards 2022

Jury Members

Raj Kamble

Founder & CCO

Famous Innovations

Prathap Suthan

Co-founder & CCO

Bang In The Middle

Abhijit Avasthi



Raj Nair

CEO and CCO,

Madison BMB

Shormistha Mukherjee


Flying Cursor Interactive

Deepa Geethakrishnan


MYO Brand Solutions Co

Burzin Mehta

Chief Creative Officer

Gozoop Group

Priya Shivakumar

Sr. National Creative Director

Wunderman Thompson India

George Kovoor

Group Creative Director/
Head of Digital

Creative, Ogilvy South

PG Aditiya

Co-founder and CCO



The Awards to be given are Gold, Silver and Bronze in each category to entries judged to be deserving of this honour. Shortlisted entries/finalists will receive a certificate. Winning entries in unpublished category will receive only certificates.

Agency of the Year Award:

We will have agency of the year award for each state. The agency with the maximum number of points in each state will be presented with the Agency of the Year for that state.

Advertiser of the Year Award :

The advertiser with the maximum number of points will be presented with the Advertiser of the Year Award.

The Point system followed will be:

Gold - 20 points. Silver 15 points. Bronze-10 points (in case of a tie, the Agency and Advertiser with most golds will be awarded the Agency of the Year Award and Advertiser of the Year Award respectively)